Eligibility & exemptions — Graduate Certificate of Applied Risk Management

You’re eligible to enter the Graduate Certificate of Applied Risk if you hold a university degree, or degree-equivalent qualification, satisfying Governance Institute’s entry requirements, or five years senior risk management experience. You need to provide an official academic transcript issued by your university or other education body or a curriculum vitae with relevant position description and letter from your employer.

A maximum of one subject exemption is available. This is based on demonstrated prior study.

You must successfully complete four subjects in the Graduate Certificate (either by study or exemption) in order to be conferred the Graduate Certificate of Applied Risk Management.

If you enter the Graduate Certificate of Applied Risk Management through the non-degree pathway, you can articulate into the Graduate Diploma of Applied Risk Management and Corporate Governance provided you achieve a credit average in the four Graduate Certificate subjects and have not graduated from the Graduate Certificate.

Please contact your local course adviser to discuss your eligibility for entry and any exemption eligibility.

To enrol in the course and apply for exemptions please complete the Course Application form

Please note:

  • If your degree is older than ten years, further documentation will be required for exemption
  • Exemption is only granted on the basis of demonstrated equivalent prior studies. You may be asked to provide further evidence of subject content.

Please refer to the postgraduate courses handbook for further details.



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